How well do students live in Erlangen in Bayern?

Erlangen is an urban municipality in the federal state of Bayern. It has a total count of 62,657 households total, approximately one hundred and twelvetausend citizens all in all and an area of circa seventy-eight square kilometers. About 1,435 persons gather per square kilometer, the average age is circa 40 years and round about 1.8 inhabitants form an average household in Erlangen. The next café is on average in a distance of just 396 meters, the city has with 329 citizens per gastronomic establishment a flawless gastronomische choice, this region has with 122 residents per shop first class supplies for daily needs and the next shop is on average 357 meters apart. The next university is in the mean circa 2 kilometers apart. The region offers 52 own colleges and has a total of 55 academies in close proximity. The average distance to the nearest public swimming pool is with only 501 meters remarkably short and the region offers 20 own public swimming pools. The location is very well suited for university students and is inhabited by a high number of people between 20 and 29. The region has a high proportion of households without kids and is inhabited by many singles.
501 m Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
121.6 Average number of inhabitants per shop
357 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop

GEOfy Indicators

There are many reasons for choosing a new place to live: a new job, kids, a new college career or your retirement. The decision for a new home comes to most people sooner or later. No matter what your motivation is, the move must be well planned and the selection of the new residence well thought out.

GEOfy has developed a unique system of indicators that assesses every region in Germany in terms of the personal needs of individuals or the suitability of the region for certain groups of people, such as families, students or senior citizens.

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Erlangen in Bayern at

In what way is Erlangen better for students than the average?

Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
501m vs. 5.9km
501m vs. 5.9km
Average number of inhabitants per shop
121.6 vs. 412.5
121.6 vs. 412.5
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
357m vs. 2.1km
357m vs. 2.1km
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
550m vs. 3.9km
550m vs. 3.9km
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
396m vs. 2.3km
396m vs. 2.3km
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
329.3 vs. 655.8
329.3 vs. 655.8
Average linear distance to the nearest university
2.3km vs. 18.3km
2.3km vs. 18.3km
Share of single households in the total number of households
49.8% vs. 31.2%
49.8% vs. 31.2%
Share of households without children in the total number of households
75.4% vs. 62%
75.4% vs. 62%
Share of residents between 20 and 29
18.5% vs. 9.4%
18.5% vs. 9.4%

In what way is Erlangen in the average for students?

Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
54.8 vs. 58
54.8 vs. 58
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,806 vs. 1,878
1,806 vs. 1,878
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
32.5% vs. 32.8%
32.5% vs. 32.8%

In what way is Erlangen worse for students than the average?

Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per accessible movie theater, theater and museum
1,219 vs. 84.5
1,219 vs. 84.5

Common numbers about Erlangen

Average age of the total population
40.1 vs. 44.2
40.1 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.8 vs. 2.3
1.8 vs. 2.3
People per km²
1,435 vs. 197.6
1,435 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
58.3% vs. 65.7%
58.3% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
2.9% vs. 1%
2.9% vs. 1%
Total area
78km² vs. 32.3km²
78km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
62,657 vs. 3,339
62,657 vs. 3,339
Total population
111,962 vs. 6,887
111,962 vs. 6,887
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